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  • Skaught
    Skaught wrote:
    <p><em>The 2-year-old, Zhang Fangyu, known by the nickname Niu Niu, was in the care of her grandmother Saturday afternoon when the older woman left the 10th-floor apartment outside Hangzhou to run an errand.</em></p> <p><em>Neighbors saw Niu Niu dangling from the apartment window for several minutes, Xinhua said, and when the girl fell, Wu Juping "kicked off her high-heeled shoes" and ran to catch the child.</em></p> <p><em>"It was so urgent. I saw her when she was about to fall and rushed there, and after tens of seconds she fell off," Wu said.</em></p> <p><em>A 31-year-old mother, Wu told CCTV that when she saw the hanging girl she thought of her own seven-month-old son who had once fallen from a high chair and cut his mouth: "I thought to myself 'I should stretch my arms to her. Because I am right here, I must get her.' Then I made it. I caught her in my arms."</em></p> <p><em>The impact knocked Wu out and sent her crumbling to the ground along with breaking her left arm. Children's Hospital of Zhejiang said that a scan showed no damage to Niu Niu's brain but that the girl's abdomen was swollen in a sign of possible injury to organs.<br /><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/03/woman-catches-toddler-10-stories_n_889417.html">http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/03/woman-catches-toddler-10-stories_n_889417.html</a></em></p> <p>After I heard the infamous story from a Chinese friend about crowds of people watching a kid drown,&nbsp;no one bothering to try saving him because it's "none of their business," I was really happy to read this story. Kudos Wu Juping.</p>

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